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The Punt

Boston Public Library
Accession no: ?
State: 5/6

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Bought for $15 by Boston Public Library, MA, 31 August 1954 ('8-31-54-007').  


Paper size:156 x 219 mm  
Plate mark size:120 x 166 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):wove  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:clean  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:thin impression; light  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler / 1861'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:see signature  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:'London, Published December 1st. 1861, by Day & Son, Lith. to the Queen'; 'PL. 7'  
Whistler's signature on paper:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'BPL' (Merrill Bequest)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'nko'; '8-31-54-007' (library)  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.